CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – The No. 15 Virginia women’s lacrosse team (3-1, 0-1 ACC) is set to face off with Cornell (2-0) on Sunday (Feb. 25) in a neutral site contest at US Lacrosse Headquarters in Sparks, Md. First draw at Tierney Field is set for 12 p.m.

Sunday’s game against Cornell will not be streamed. Live stats will be available through a link posted to Fans can also get updates by following the program’s official Twitter account (@UVAWomensLax).


  • Virginia is set to face off with Cornell for the second time in program history. The matchup will be the first meeting of the two teams since the 1988 season when Virginia took a 5-4 victory in Ithaca.
  • The Cavaliers are ranked No. 15 in the latest IWLCA and USA Lacrosse Magazine polls.
  • The Cavaliers play a difficult schedule in 2024 as the slate features nine teams ranked or receiving votes in the latest IWLCA poll. UVA will face off with all of the top-three teams in the latest edition of the poll (Boston College, Notre Dame, JMU).
  • The Cavaliers are coming off their first loss of the season after an overtime defeat to No. 8 North Carolina by a score of 10-9.


  • UVA head coach Sonia LaMonica was appointed in July 2023 and takes over UVA’s storied program after serving as the head women’s lacrosse coach at Towson for the last 14 seasons. At Towson, she amassed a 139-91 record.
  • The LaMonica era began with a 3-0 start which has featured plenty of new Cavalier faces. Graduate transfer Katia Carnevale leads the Cavaliers in scoring with nine total goals including a four-goal performance on her UVA debut at Liberty.
  • Freshmen Madison Alaimo (5g, 6a) and Jenna Dinardo (4g, 3a) have been difference makers on the attack while Kate Demark and sophomore Olivia Bruno have stepped into important roles on the defensive end.

Virginia will be back on the road next week when the Cavaliers resume ACC play at Clemson on Saturday (March 2) in Clemson, S.C. First draw against the Tigers is set for 1 p.m.